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Mermaid's Tale

About this design:

Used that PC and glass cabochon I had made and never used for this month's Art Bead Scene blog challenge. You might head over there the next couple of days to see what other designers were inspired to create from a watercolor painting by Edmund Delac, 1911.


leather cord, beading wire, glass and howlite beads, PC pendant

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  1. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Very, very cool!! I just love your ideas! :)

  2. BeadlingatMonsterPajamas
    BeadlingatMonsterPajamas says:

    This is gorgeous! I love the glass cabochon in the polymer clay, it really gives it a unique look!

  3. Asia
    Asia says:

    Loving it, your PC fits the theme perfectly, have to check it out on the blog :D

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    Beadaholic1 says:

    Loving all the elements in this–the pendant is wonderful, and the leather cord adds a nice touch!

  5. A Little Pizzaz aka Judy
    A Little Pizzaz aka Judy says:

    Love this design – beautiful!

  6. Beadlady3 aka Cindy
    Beadlady3 aka Cindy says:

    Wow, this is very cool!

  7. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    FB, this is great! I love the leather work you did on this one! It emulates the browns of the seaweed/flora wrapping all around in the illustration by Dulac nicely. Your piece has good balance and I love the underwater feel–especially that PC/cab pendant! Wonderfully done! :)

  8. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Forgot to mention your execution of the knots is perfect! :)

  9. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Thanks so much, everyone!
    Besides the ABS blog site, you can also go here to the ABS flicker pool to see all the lovely designs and the inspiration painting for this month.
    I only submitted my photos yesterday, so they are not included yet.


  10. Chicky Zee aka Alice
    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:


  11. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Love love love it Linda. You have showcased my favorite colors together beautifully. That knotting technique is very cool!

  12. Warped Wire Studio
    Warped Wire Studio says:

    Wow! This is beautiful! I like the sparkle in the focal. You created a wonderful necklace!

  13. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    Great use of materials that really add texture..

  14. DayLily aka Del
    DayLily aka Del says:

    Great design and colors.

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    pearlsandme aka Monica says:

    Love the combo of leather cord and beading wire, such a good idea! And the PC of course makes me envious, since I have never tried, it is a total mystery to me!

  16. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Love the colors, and your handmade pendant is the perfect finishing touch! Beautiful!

  17. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Love the color and texture. Awesome beachy design!

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